Which Global Managers Back the UK?

Opportunistic investors are taking advantage of cheap valuations as the UK remains widely out of favour because of Brexit and growth fears

Annalisa Esposito 18 September, 2019 | 3:48PM

While many investors continue to shun the UK stock market, a number of global fund managers are backing the country. Morningstar data reveals that more than 20 Global Equity funds have at least 20% of their assets in UK equities.  

Concerns about Brexit and stuttering economic growth have put many off investing in the UK in recent months, but some investors say that the market looks to be good value with shares trading at attractive multiples and paying reliable dividends. 

What's more, the UK market has been a ripe hunting ground for talented stock pickers. Indeed, according to the latest Morningstar Active/Passive Barometer, some 78% of UK mid-cap funds have outperformed the market over the past 10 years. 

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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